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Rotherham United: Focus is 100 percent behind appointing new manager

Rotherham United have parted company with first team manager Neil Redfearn with immediate effect.

Neil Redfearn Credit: Peter Byrne/EMPICS Sport

It is with a heavy heart that we've parted company with Neil today. As we all know football is a results driven business and with 16 games to go our aim has to be to retain our Championship status.

Everyone at the Club wishes Neil well with his future career and thank him for his efforts and endeavour.

Our focus now is 100% behind appointing a first team manager as soon as possible"

– Chairman Tony Stewart

The Club said they will be making no further comment until an appointment is made.

Villagers convince Tour de Yorkshire organisers to change route

The residents of Sprotborough, near Doncaster, have persuaded organisers to change the route of this year's Tour De Yorkshire so that the race will now run through the village.

It was initially planned for the event to go around Sprotborough - until local people, including former Olympic cyclist John Tanner asked for it to be changed.

The Tour De Yorkshire will now come through the village on the 30th of April, to the delight of Tanner:

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